Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Music Education

New York University, New York, NY

Anticipated Completion 2024

Master of Science in Music Technology

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Graduate Teaching Assistant

GPA 4.0, Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Honors

– Outstanding Graduate Student in Music Technology

Bachelor of Music in Education (Summa Cum Laude)

Minor in Jazz Studies, Major Instrument: Percussion

SUNY Potsdam (Crane School of Music), Potsdam, NY

GPA 3.78, Graduation Date: May 2011

Honors

– Performance Certificate

– President’s List (All semesters)

– Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

Certification

Professional New York State Certification, Music K-12

Issued September 2017

New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, Teacher of Music

Issued October 2012

Experience

Music Teacher (September 2014 – Present)

Nanuet Union Free School District, Nanuet, NY

Teaches 5th, 6th, and 8th grade general music classes

Advises the Nanuet High School Music Technology Club

Advises the Barr Middle School Video Production Club

Serves as the Nanuet High School Audio/Visual Technical Advisor

Visiting Instructor and Music Technology Coordinator (September 2013 – June 2014)

Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

Taught music technology courses to undergraduate music majors

Supervised the Crane MIDI Lab and live concert video streams

Coordinated technology use in the Crane School of Music

Managed student workers in the Crane MIDI Lab

Music Teacher (September 2012 – June 2013)

St. Gregory Barbarigo School, Garnerville, NY

Responsible for the design and implementation of a general music curriculum for grades K-8

Taught general music classes of up to 36 students grades K-8

Responsible for planning, rehearsing for, and conducting the school concert and spring musical

Graduate Teaching Assistant  (August 2011-May 2012)

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Taught “Introduction to Music Theory” courses to non-majors

Taught “Introduction to Music Fundamentals” courses to Elementary Education majors

Assisted in setup and oversight of Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center

Maintained Telematic Collective website: telematiccollective.org

Field Related Activities

Supervised and assisted students with Crane School MIDI Lab (2008-2010)

Study Abroad Program: Dance and Drumming in Ghana (Summer 2008)

Conference Presentations

“The Design Process as a Framework for Songwriting Pedagogy” (June 2019). Paper to be presented at the Association for Popular Music Education Conference in New York, NY.

“Easy Computer Music Programming with Scratch” (November 2018). Session presented at the Society for Music Education in Ireland Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

“Designing Virtual Instruments with Scratch” (October 2018). Session presented at the Music Ed Hackathon in New York, NY.

“Computer Programming in the Music Classroom with Scratch” (July 2018). Session presented at the International Society of Music Education World Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan.

“Easy Computer Music Programming with Scratch” (July 2018). Poster session presented at the Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commission Seminar in Prague, Czech Republic.

“Make an Instrument with Makey Makeys” (November 2017). Session presented at the National Association for Music Education National In-Service Conference in Grapevine, TX.

“Make an Instrument with Makey Makeys” (November 2017). Invited clinician. Session presented at the Orange County Music Educators Association Conference in Central Valley, NY.

“Incorporating Technology in Your Middle School Music Curriculum” (November 2017). Invited clinician. Session presented at the Orange County Music Educators Association Conference in Central Valley, NY.

“Make an Instrument with Makey Makeys” (August 2017). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Summer Conference in Albany, NY.

“Easy Computer Music Programming with Scratch” (August 2017). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Summer Conference in Albany, NY.

“Incorporating Technology in Your Music Curriculum” (August 2017). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Summer Conference in Albany, NY.

Music Tech Teacher Podcast episode “MTT23: Coding in the Music Classroom with Josh Emanuel” (July 2017)

“Welcome to the Gahu: Ghanaian Dance-Drumming for the Music Classroom” (April 2017). Session presented at the National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference in Atlantic City, NJ.

“Easy Computer Music Programming with Scratch” (April 2017). Session presented at the National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference in Atlantic City, NJ.

“Make an Instrument with Makey Makeys” (December 2016). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY.

“Welcome to the Gahu: Ghanaian Dance-Drumming for the Music Classroom” (December 2016). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY.

“Incorporating Technology in Your Middle School Curriculum” (October 2016). Session presented at the Vermont Music Educators Association Fall Conference in Killington, VT.

“Welcome to the Gahu: Ghanaian Dance-Drumming for the Music Classroom” (March 2016). Session presented at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference in Boston, MA.

“Easy Computer Programming with Scratch” (December 2015). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY.

“Incorporating Technology in Your Middle School Music Curriculum” (December 2015). Session presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY.

“Music Technology in the Middle School” (November 2014). Session presented at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention Technology Day in Indianapolis, IN.

“Distance Performing Using the Internet” (March 2014). Session presented at the New York State Band Directors Association Symposium in Liverpool, NY.

“Telematic Arts: an Overview” (November 2013). Invited clinician. Session presented at the Percussive Arts Society Technology Day in Indianapolis, IN.

“Telematic Performance” (February 2013). Session presented at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference in Boston, MA.

“Evaluation of the educational benefits of telematic performance with high school students” (September 2012). Poster presented at the Crane School of Music Symposium on Music Teacher Education at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.

Performances           

Percussionist for the New York Wind Symphony, Central Valley, NY; Ridgewood Concert Band, Ridgewood, NJ; and Northern Symphonic Winds, Potsdam, NY

Percussionist for the College Music Society Northeast Regional Conference Composers Concert

Piano accompanist at Temple Beth El, Spring Valley, NY

2012 Workshop on Performing Arts Production over Advanced Networks hosted by Internet2 and New World Symphony

Solo performances: Faculty Percussion and Electronics Recital, Senior Percussion Recital, Junior Percussion Recital

Professional Affiliations

International Society for Music Education

National Association for Music Education

New York State School Music Association

Association for Popular Music Education

NYU MusEDLab (Music Experience Design Lab)

Percussive Arts Society

TI:ME – Technology Institute for Music Educators

-Education Committee Member

College Music Society

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Professional Music Fraternity

– Chapter Vice President (Fall 2009-Spring 2010)

– Chapter Alumni Relations Officer (Fall 2010, Spring 2009)

 

Technology Skills

Audio Recording and Editing Software

Video Editing Software

Music Notation Software

Web Development Tools

Design Software

Communications Software

Programming Languages

HTML5, CSS3, Scratch, Max

Music Education Software

Google Apps for Education

Microsoft Office

Adobe Acrobat Pro

MIDI Setup

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